Doctor Eide Amparo serves as the Deputy Director and an orthopedic surgeon at the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany at the University of the Philippines Diliman and took up post-graduate Medical Education at the Davao Medical School Foundation Inc. In addition, he has undergone Clinical Observership and Training in Pediatric Orthopedics at the Primary Children’s Medical Center of the University of Utah Medical Center and Clinical training in the Ponseti Technique at the University of Iowa Medical Center. Eide is thrilled to share his knowledge and put his expertise to use at CURE Philippines and contribute to the organization’s mission. Eide is married to Addie and together they have four children: Edman, Tommy, Cheenee, and Castielle. When he is not performing hospital duties and surgeries, Eide enjoys carpentry, playing video games, and dabbling in cooking.
Dr. Orlando Basilio Jr. serves as the Medical Director at the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines. He earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Major in Hospital Administration at the University of Visayas in 2014. He completed various fellowships in Philippine Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Philippine College of Surgeons, and Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons. Furthermore, he attended The International Leadership Development Program for Physicians at Harvard T.H. CHAN Schools of Public Health in 2019. Doctor Basilio has been involved in several medical missions in the past and he is happy to be part of CURE Philippines’ mission of serving the underserved Filipino children.
He is married to Susan, who works as an OB-GYN, and they have a child, Andrea who is also a medical student.
As a plastic surgeon at CURE Philippines, Dino evaluates cleft patients and performs cleft lip and palate surgeries—counting it a blessing to be part of helping transform the lives of vulnerable children. He completed his MD, a post graduate internship, and his residency in general surgery at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City. He completed a fellowship in plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City.
In his spare time, he plays the piano and saxophone, reads books, rides motorcycles, and enjoys golf and basketball.
Doctor Elsa Calvez serves as an orthopedic surgeon at the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines. She studied medicine at the Xavier University Dr. Jose P. Rizal School of Medicine and completed her post-graduate internship at the Silliman University Medical Center Foundation Incorporated. Prior to serving with Tebow CURE, she was a Pediatric Orthopedic Fellow at the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital Sandy Bay in Hong Kong. Elsa’s passion for pediatric orthopedics has led her to serve with CURE and she is happy to be a part of the transformative work that God is doing in the hospital.
In her free time, Elsa loves to read novels and go sightseeing.
Peter serves as the Executive Director of CURE Philippines. In this role, he leads the overall operations of the hospital including external relationships and linkages with local pastors and churches. He has a bachelor’s degree in biological science from Cal State University Stanislaus, and a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. He has also obtained a healthcare management certificate from Cornell University.
Peter is the Founder/CEO of Seeds of Dignity Ministries, Inc., the primary local partner of CURE Philippines, and has been living in the Philippines since 2008. Previously, he worked as a missionary in Singapore and held several senior leadership roles in local government in the United States.
While not at work, Peter enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and outdoor sports. He is married to Pellen and they have four adult children and five grandchildren.
Dr. Shera Lim Elefante is an otolaryngology (head and neck) surgeon at the Tebow CURE Children’s Hospital in the Philippines. She earned her medical degree at Davao Medical School Foundation. She had her training in otolaryngology at Southern Philippines Medical Center, a tertiary government hospital which helps treat the least, lost, and last in the community.
Dr. Shera is also part of the AFP Reserve Task force, ranked as a Medical Corps Major, and aids them during medical missions. She has a special interest in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. She is passionate about treating cleft deformities and loves being part of the team that performs life-changing surgeries for the most vulnerable.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones, yoga, meditation, and playing with her three pugs named Peanut, Butter, and Jelly.
Lotis serves as the Human Resource and Administrative Director at Tebow CURE (CURE Philippines). In this role, she works to relieve the workload of the managerial team by helping with logistics and assisting in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures. She has a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a major in management accounting from the University of Mindanao in the Philippines. She is thankful for the opportunity that God has given her to use her skills and knowledge to help CURE advance its mission and take part in changing the lives of children and bringing them closer to Jesus.
Ester serves as the Nursing Director at CURE Philippines. In this role, she manages services provided by the nursing department, including overseeing nursing personnel, patient care, and administrative tasks.
Ester’s experience includes working as a staff nurse, an emergency charge nurse, nursing supervisor, director, and educator in various hospitals in Saudi Arabia and Cairo, Egypt, 15 years before joining CURE. She is also an accredited trainer and assessor of caregiving skills at the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the Philippines.
Ester is happy to be a part of CURE’s mission, so she can continue her ministry in glorifying God by serving children with disabilities.
Jonathan Ligero serves as the Spiritual Director of the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines, where he is responsible for leading the spiritual life at the hospital. He guides patients, families, and staff by engaging in spiritual ministry activities.
Jonathan graduated from Asian Seminary for Christian Ministries with a bachelor’s degree in Theology. Before serving with CURE, Jonathan has had experience working as the Dean of Students and Faculty Member at Davao Bible College, a Missions Mobilizer at the Asian (World) Center for Missions, NCR (a Missionary Training Arm of CBN Asia), a Technical Specialist at Intercessors for the Philippines, and a Sound Engineer and Proprietor of a sound recording studio. He then moved to Thailand and lived there for ten years. In addition, Jonathan served as a Director for the Media Hub Project at Foundation for Applied Linguistics in Thailand and a Co-Founder and Spiritual Director at AIM Thailand Foundation. He also serves as a Project-Based Field Recording Specialist for Southeast Asia at Faith Comes By Hearing.
Jonathan’s mission is to move according to God’s anointing upon him in ushering ministry partners, as the Lord would open doors, in reaching out remaining harvest (the least and unreached) in these last days. He is excited to use his God-given talents and skills to serve the patients and their families at the Tebow CURE Hospital.
He is married to Ethel Servanez Ligero, and together they have three children named Marco Nathan, Mae-Anna Faith, and Matthew Ethan.
Romel serves as the Facilities Director for CURE Philippines. In this role, he oversees the engineering and maintenance functions of the hospital. Romel is an electronics engineering graduate from Ateneo de Davao University. He has worked outside of Davao at petroleum and energy companies acquiring experience in construction and maintenance.
Back in his hometown of Davao, Romel (Mel) prayed to be able to apply his engineering knowledge and skills to benefit people’s lives. Working for CURE allows him to do that every day and has been an answer to prayer. Outside of work, Mel loves to spend time with his wife, Glenda, and son, Rome Gabriel.
Dr. Delos Reyes is a pediatrician at Tebow CURE Children’s Hospital of the Philippines, providing medical care to patients, preparing them to receive life-changing surgical care they need, and advising the surgical team.
Dr. Delos Reyes received a BS in Medical Technology from San Pedro College of Davao. She received a Doctor of Medicine at Davao Medical School Foundation and completed her residency at Brokenshire Medical Center’s pediatrics department (formerly Brokenshire Integrated Health Ministries).
She is passionate about helping children and seeing the impact on a family (and their smiles!) when a child receives the specialty care they need to live a full, productive life. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys time with family and friends, dance lessons, and relaxing at the beach. She is married to Ryan.
Anamy serves as the Finance Director at CURE Philippines. Her role involves producing financial reports, developing long-term plans for the sustainability of the hospital, and monitoring the hospital’s budget. She has previous experience in auditing and accounting which serves her well in her current role.
Outside of work, Anamy enjoys spending time fishing and swimming with her family, Mikaela and Uzziah, and her brothers.
Dr. Micah Tan is an orthopedic surgeon at the Tebow CURE Hospital in the Philippines. He earned his medical degree at Davao Medical School Foundation. He had his training in orthopedic surgery at Southern Philippines Medical Center. He has a special interest in pediatric orthopedics and congenital deformities. For this reason, he is happy to be part of the CURE Philippines pediatric orthopedic team.
Dr. Micah is married to Marianne and they have three children, Aleph, Bet and Gimelle.